Samuel Apthorpe, was born 1841 in Caxton, Cambridgeshire, England, the son of William Apthorpe and his wife Sara Thomas.
Samuel Apthorpe was one of several siblings
Samuel Apthorpe grew up in Fredonia, New York.Samuel Apthorpe enlisted in the United States Army, Company I of the 112th NY Infantry Regiment on August 30, 1862 to serve three years, along with three of his brothers.
Samuel Apthorpe died on Nov. 2, 1864 in the Salisbury, North Carolina Conferate Prison Camp where he was being held as a Prison of War in the United States Civil War . In the fall of 1864, Salisbury was overcrowded and disease ridden, mostly due to the Union Navy Blockade and the Union ending it's prisoner exchange program. Two of his brothers had already died of disease in this same war.
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Categories: Caxton, Cambridgeshire | Pomfret, New York | New York, Immigrants from England | Died while Prisoner of War, United States of America, United States Civil War | Prisoners of War, United States of America, United States Civil War | 112th Regiment, New York Infantry, United States Civil War